Join us for an engaging conversation on the Chiaroscuro Jazz Podcast as George Graham, the Director of Artistry and Repertoire at Chiaroscuro Records, sits down with the multi-talented saxophonist, Lou Marini.
In part 2 of the inteview, Lou delves into the origins of the Blues Brothers Band, sharing the captivating story of how the comedy skit turned into a sensational musical journey. From the early struggles to unexpected success on Saturday Night Live, Lou takes us behind the scenes of a wild ride that involved performances at the Universal Amphitheater and encounters with Hollywood’s elite.
About Lou Marini
Multi-instrumentalist and true master of many styles and instruments, “Blue” Lou Marini is an accomplished soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone sax, piccolo, flute, alto flute, bass flute and clarinet player. He navigates egos and bobs and weaves his way
through timeless sessions and stage appearance with a bold confidence that many other players would shy away from. He’s recorded with the music business’ elite: Aretha Franklin, Tony Bennett, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Aerosmith, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Luther Vandross, Lou Reed, Brecker Brothers, Dr. John, Donald Fagan, Jimmy Buffet, Frank Zappa, and Steely Dan. He’s has also performed with Eric Clapton Smokey Robinson, Jose Carreras, Lou Rawls, The Supremes, Dr. John, Four Tops, Sting, James Taylor, Tina Turner and famously Frank Zappa.
About The Chiaroscuro Podcast
Chiaroscuro Director of Artistry & Repertoire George Graham produces and hosts The Chiaroscuro Podcast. Explore the works of other Chiaroscuro performers in our Artists Section. Check out other episodes of the Chiaroscuro Podcast here.